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Pennsylvania NASP State Championships on March 8

Pennsylvania NASP State Championships on March 8

  Pennsylvania Game Commission officials today announced 890 students from 30 schools throughout the state will compete in the National Archery in the Schools Program 2013 State Tournament on Friday, March 8, at the Penn State Multi-Sport Facility in University Park, Centre County. In mid-2010, the Game Commission began coordinating…


SC DNR Hosts Series of Youth Fishing Rodeos

SC DNR Hosts Series of Youth Fishing Rodeos

The S.C. Department of Natural Resources (DNR) will host a series of free outdoor family events around the state. Youth ages 6-15 are encouraged to sign up for a fishing rodeo with specific times for most events to be determined. Youth ages 6-15 must be accompanied by and adult and…


Rep. Bill Hixon and 14 Young Hunters Bag Squirrel on Recent Hunt in S.C.

Rep. Bill Hixon and 14 Young Hunters Bag Squirrel on Recent Hunt in S.C.

Mild temperatures made for a pleasant day when Rep. Bill Hixon (Dist. 83) and 14 young hunters went afield on Feb. 9 in search of squirrels as part of the S.C. Department of Natural Resources Take One Make One (TOMO) program. After lunch at Cowden Plantation in Aiken County the hunters set…


Sherburne WMA Youth Hunters Experience Success in Louisiana

Sherburne WMA Youth Hunters Experience Success in Louisiana

The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries (LDWF) conducted six youth lottery deer hunts and three youth lottery waterfowl hunts on Sherburne Wildlife Management Area (WMA) during the 2012-13 hunting season. Thirty young hunters were chosen for deer hunts during October and December on the WMA’s South Farm Area. Each…


The Secret Garden – Interactive Adventure for Kids

The National Parks Service has a unique and wonderful website specifically put together for kids.  Safe, secure, and with privacy as a main concern, they have put together this interactive website to stimulate personalized growth and appreciation for all aspects of the Outdoors. You can even Sign up to get…


Junior Duck Hunts at Grizzly Island Wildlife Area in California

The Department of Fish and Game (DFG) is now accepting applications for two special junior duck hunts at Grizzly Island Wildlife Area. On Saturday, Dec. 8 and Wednesday, Dec. 26, spaced blinds on Pond 11 and the Crescent Unit of the Grizzly Island Wildlife Area will be available only to…


Deadline Approaches To Apply For Youth Camp in Wyoming

CHEYENNE— Wyoming youth who would like to spend a week learning outdoor skills and participating in shooting sports, fishing, canoeing, hiking, rappelling, and other outdoor activities are reminded that the deadline to apply for the 2012 Wyoming Game and Fish Department Conservation Camp is May 18. This is more than…


Afton, Douglas, and Shoshoni Schools Come Out On Top, But All Children Win in the 2012 Wyoming National Archery in Schools Program State Tournament

CHEYENNE  – Unofficially, you could call Zoee Wilson of Cheyenne and Mason Barker of Douglas, Wyoming’s young Robin Hoods. Officially, they are the Cowboy State’s top young female and male archers in the National Archery in Schools Program (NASP) State Tournament. Winning the team titles in the fourth annual competition…


Hey, kids! Let’s Go Fishing!

It’s time for the annual Lake Eaton Kids’ Fishing Derby at the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission’s (FWC) Ocala Conservation Center and Youth Camp in the Ocala National Forest. The derby is Saturday, Oct. 8, from 8 a.m. until noon for children ages 6-12. Advance registration is required, and…


DNR Program Offers Nature Ventures to Urban Youth

Every summer, the Department of Natural Resources hosts its Academy of Natural Resources for teachers at the Ralph A. MacMullan Conference Center at Higgins Lake, designed to help teachers better understand conservation and fold it into the curriculum. This year, the program took a step in a new direction, hosting…